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the increase in the hiring of them to say nothing of the tsa, homeland security, more money than a year ago. le leaving that aside, that the argument gets -- that, in other words, sequestration, sequestration, sequestration, sequestration was forever ago and still -- >> at it so small. it is -- this is the effort to continue, we must have more and more government, more and more employees. the people know that isn't true. they're going to get affected. but the case needs to be made to them. what i keep wondering is where is the narrative that says why are we spending on this and not spending on this? why are we not cutting this and not being smart? and why isn't the president saying i'm going to do everything i can. the congress passed this crazy madness -- >> neil: they also gave him the discretion 0 weighed range of areas to cut. eave agency has obviously huge amount of dollars under it control and they said to the president, that's did in the last budget agreement, more pre prerogative. >> he is in pursuit of a political agenda. this is -- this is disingenuousness for getting pup and attackin
identity document did not match his airline ticket and if so, why did tsa police the discrepancy? >> even with the misspelling under our current system, there are redundancies, and so the system did ping when he was leaving the united states. >> meanwhile, vice president joe biden is going to attend tomorrow's memorial for the murdered m.i.t. police officer sean collier. the family of the 8-year-old victim martin richard, held a private funeral this morning. they will hold a public memorial in the coming weeks. local hospitals say 45 people remain in medical care. that includes two children whose conditions are said to be improving. the surviving suspect's condition listed as fair. in boston, businesses and residents were allowed to return to the area where it all happened. workers walked on the once blood soaked sidewalk into the building still damaged from the blast. and now to the parents of the suspect, the parents plan to travel to meet. first she spoke to reporters saying her soons are innocent. >> what happened is a terrible thing. but i know that my kids have nothing to do with th
to a minimum. >> many americans have grown tired of war, tsa checkpoints and heavy security at sporting events. former national director of counterterrorism says the threat remains very real. >> if this turns out to be either domestic or international terrorism it will remind people of the difficulty of the tasks that we have been working against over the past ten years. >> reporter: experts say that while we can certainly prevent and address more security issues than we did before 9/11, trying to protect a soft target like a marathon is just increasingly difficult and they point out that a terrorist only has to find the weakest, softest point and attack there. of course that's where we're all most vulnerable. guys, back to you. >> i would say it is almost impossible to protect completely. but tom, talk about, if you could, what we can expect now from the likely places where they will step up security. the tsa, at the airports, at train stations, and public events that you say are still on schedule. what can we expect? >> homeland security has been pretty tight-lipped but we can tell you anecd
this week. put in place the protections. i am concerned about tsa allowing knives back on to planes. they do try to find the simplest way and i think we have to assume if we can find that which is easy for them to use, they will perpetrate one of these heinous acts and we can't slip back into an era of complacency. >> brian has a question for you. >> there is a lot i would like to talk about. i'm a native of massachusetts, but i wanted to go past that and running for the senator seats. how do you balance what you need to do with the sensitivities of the moment? >> steve and i, the primary opponents i have from the minute this incident occurred we were going to suspend all campaigning and we have done that we doll it until there is an appropriate moment where we can begin campaigning and after the period of grieving and the period of time where the common wealth has an ability to be able to absorb what happened. with all of the families and everyone affected by this will bring the beginning of the closure. >> he's a friend of "morning joe" and deep ties to boston and why he would be on today
farther and farther away from 9/11 americans have grown tired of being hassled by the tsa and the security at sporting events and this soft target a marathon underscores the fact that these threats remain very real. >> tom costello in washington for us this morning. >>> bill bratton is the former police commissioner in new york and served in los angeles as well. good morning. >> good morning. >> i know this strikes close to home for you. when you talk about securing an event like the boston march than, open air, outside event with thousands of spectators and runners, what kind of sweep do you think would have taken place prior to this? >> well, there's a multifocus, there's the intelligence analysis that is going on all the time to see if there's any chatter, any discussion on a number of these channels about the event. at the same time there's the physical security component of it, the bomb dogs, the physical barriers that are put up, all the various planning that goes into pulling off an event like this, the crowd control, emergency responders, response if necessary. certainly in yesterd
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